Videoconference with UN, Universities and special guests speakers, including Congressman and Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich presenting the Department of Peace, Felicity Hill from the UN Development Organization for Women, and Mel Duncan, Executive Director of the Nonviolent Peaceforce. Topic: Society: Education
Points out that democratic techniques are more effective in teaching good citizenship than laissez-faire and authoritarian methods. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Citizenship, Society: Education
Poetic exposition of a child's day at a modern (progressive education-minded) summer camp. Produced by John Ferno and Joseph Losey. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Children, Society: Education, Recreation
Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Society: Education
More and more people are turning to the Internet to help further their education. We'll be bringing you highlights from some of these great online educational websites and meet some of the people involved. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Society: Education
Promotional film for ÂPanorama,Â a filmstrip/phonograph record/book playback unit, demonstrating how this early multimedia device can be useful in teaching. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Media: Multimedia, Society: Education, Tourism
Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Society: Education
LibriVox recording of Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn. Read in English by Julia Niedermaier. Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲). He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history: How it developed from ancient beliefs into Shintoism,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, culture, religion, Japan, society, education
Educational film about the restructuring of public education, primarily the merging of smaller schoolhouses in rural areas into larger and improved schools. Topics: Society: Education, Motion Pictures: In Education, Rural America
According to Steve Barr, the fastest way to fix education in America would be to make private schools illegal. As the founder of Green Dot Public Schools, Barr is devoted to improving public education in blighted cities. His efforts have transformed high schools across Los Angeles into charter schools that send nearly 80% of students to college. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Society, Education, PopTech 2009, Urbanization, Governance, Youth
The co-founder and co-director of Big Picture Learning, Dennis Littky believes that cookie-cutter teaching fails too many students. So Littky works to make alternative, non-standardized curriculums the new standard. Big Picture now has more than 70 schools nationwide. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Society, Education, Youth, PopTech 2009, Big Systems
Ashley Merryman has co-authored numerous articles about parenthood. Over the past two years, she and journalist Po Bronson have collaborated on an award-winning series of articles in New York Magazine. Their most recent work, a book titled NurtureShock, explores cutting edge research that challenges many familiar myths about how to best parent kids. Topics: PopTech, PopCasts, Society, Education, PopTech 2009, Journalism, Psychology
David Noble keynote @ unSchooling Oppression conference - Nov 5, 2007 It's a big file, but I don't know how to shrink it!!! Contact slawr084 (at) uottawa (dot) ca for full transcript of talk (excluding Q&A). Topics: david noble, unschooling oppression, deschooling society, education, pedagogy, radical, digital...
This week we talk about the conspiracy theory that microwaves were used to generate the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). Then, we discuss when it’s okay to criticize in times of crisis. Topics: Filipino Freethinkers, podcast, internet, Haiyan, Yolanda, crisis, conspiracy theory, secularism,...
Eben Moglen's keynote speech at re:publica 2012 in Berlin on Freedom of Thought, Free Media and Free Technology in the future Topics: 2012, re:publica, Eben Moglen, Berlin, Germany, re:publica 12, privacy, Free Speech, anonymity,...
In The News: Rubbing up against the 'Bear' - It almost makes one nostalgic for the Cold War, and indeed, the people in charge of advising the US government's policy on the East seem to be. The US signs a treaty with Poland for missile basing just a few 'clicks' from the Russian border. Details. The Russians are continuing to withdraw from Georgia. The press claims good access if you have correct documentation. The Russian naval fleet deployed in the Bosphorus by the Black Sea will have a US... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California